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Policies on productivity, some lessons from agriculture? by James D. Shaffer

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Published by Society of Automotive Engineers in Warrendale, P.a .
Written in English


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On cover:International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, Feb.28-Mar.4, 1983.

Statement[by James D. Shaffer and Vernon L. Sorenson].
SeriesSAE technical paper series -- 830650
ContributionsSorenson, Vernon L., SAE International Congress and Exposition (1983 : Detroit)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13788980M

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